Elizabeth Wright on the Rand Paul “thing” — and more:
Besides his repeated protestations that he abhors racial discrimination in all forms, Paul felt the need to reassure us that he is not a racist by revealing that he gets emotional and weepy when listening to a Martin Luther King Jr. speech. That may tell us something about his vulnerable mental state, but nothing else.
(By the way, though a black woman, King’s tiresome, sentimental pulpiteering has never left me teary-eyed.)
I’ve written endlessly about the brainwashing of whites, but even I didn’t believe it to be this thorough…